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West Virginia: Extend the Strike, Build Long Term Power

The statewide strike of teachers in West Virginia that started on February 22nd is a model for teachers and other working-class people across the US of how we can struggle together for what we need. It is a… Read More

Why Join the Industrial Workers of the World?

It does not take long to figure out that workers and their employers do not have the same interests. Workers want shorter hours, higher pay, and better benefits. We want our work to be less boring, less dangerous,… Read More

Canvassers Give Grassroots Campaigns A Surprise Valentine’s Day Present – A Union

With Trump’s election, many organizations without internal fundraisers frequently turn to canvassing organizations such as Grassroots Campaigns Incorporated, which sends politically savvy workers all over the city of Seattle to alert people to important causes and issues that… Read More

December branch meeting and Potluck

Join us on December 18th for our December branch meeting and potluck!! The general membership branch meetings are open to all workers, but only members may vote.  This meeting will be a little different as we will be… Read More

In November We Remember

On November 11th wobblies gathered in Centralia to remember those who fell 98 years ago defending the Union.  On the same date in 1919 the IWW union hall in Centralia was attacked during an armistice day parade (which is… Read More

Olympia I.W.W. Orientation! | Sat. 5/6 3pm | Olympia Center

Hey Fellow Workers! Are you interested in joining the Industrial Workers of the World? But not sure how to get involved.  Or maybe you want to learn more about it.  Interested in learning more about your rights as… Read More

It’s Our One Year Anniversary!

On May 18th, 2016 we, the Olympia General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World, were chartered!  We have come along way since then.  We appreciate all the hard work that our members have put in,… Read More

May Day 2017 Olympia

Come celebrate International Worker’s Day AKA May Day with the Olympia I.W.W. and others!!  There will be food, friends, music, literature, and fun! This event is for all ages.  Come and have some fun as we celebrate the… Read More

An Olympia IWW General Defense Committee: A Response to Extraordinary Times

  Our organization must be effective. The sense of despair many of us feel is grounded in the reality of an ascendant far right. Right now they face little resistance. The sense of urgency many of us have… Read More

Olympia, Wa – September 8th & 9th: IWW Organizer Training 101 “Building The Committee”

Education. Emancipation. Organization. Interested in organizing your workplace? Interested in worker’s rights? Interested in a better world? Come to the Organizer Training 101 hosted by the Olympia IWW, and learn the basic skills for creating better working conditions…. Read More